UI Hospitals and Clinics

Prenatal Genetics Clinic

The prenatal genetics program at UI Hospitals and Clinics is a state-wide service. When genetic care is indicated, patients are referred to UI Hospitals and Clinics for:

  • Genetic counseling for couples with a family history of a known genetic problem
  • Second trimester amniocentesis for fetal chromosome evaluation and other genetic disorders
  • Chorionic villi sampling
  • Counseling for parents with an abnormal fetus regarding options, follow-up, and future childbearing
  • Counseling about options for patients with an abnormal fetus

Services also include a state-wide maternal serum-screening program and include:

  • Education
  • Contacting local physicians with abnormal test results and making recommendations for patient follow-up
  • Counseling services for patients with abnormal test results
  • Full range of follow-up options to patients with abnormal fetuses

Care Team

Physician, Obstetrics and Gynecology